Cheongyeonam Hermitage

I took the road deeper into the forest away from Beomeosa Temple where a sign pointed to three different hermitages. If I found Beomeosa Temple quiet, this route was dead silent. A handful of faithful knelt before shrines. A few people walked the grounds, but otherwise there was no one.

Cheongyeonam Hermitage, Busan

At the back of the complex were countless statues within a square where one woman circuited the collection bending in prayer as she arrived at each side.

Cheongyeonam Hermitage, Busan
Cheongyeonam Hermitage’s collection of statues

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